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Botox: 10 Questions You’re Probably Asking

Botox FAQsBotox is incredibly popular in the United States—it has consistently been the most popular procedure in this country, with millions of treatments being administered each year. Botox has a long history of providing great result for patients in both anti-aging and medical contexts, with decades of testing and proven results. Despite the fact that Botox has some of the best brand recognition out there for cosmetic treatments, you’ve probably got lots of questions about this popular treatment. If you’re asking any of these 10 questions, you’re far from alone. [Read more…]

5 Reasons Why Getting to Know Your Surgeon is Important

Know Your Plastic SurgeonIf you’ve been shopping around for non-invasive anti-aging treatments, then you know there are a lot of options available to you. You might have an idea about what you want already, but it’s just as easy to get completely overwhelmed as it is to find the perfect treatment on your own. If you’re not sure what you’d like to explore, you’re not alone–many people struggle with choosing facial rejuvenation treatments. That’s where a knowledgeable plastic surgeon comes in–to help you weigh your options and pick the treatment that’s right for you. It’s important to get to know your plastic surgeon for a number of reasons–and it’s why you need to do some research before you start your consultations.  [Read more…]

Top Benefits of Brow Lift Surgery

Top Benefits of Brow Lift SurgeryThe eyebrows are a subtle but important feature of the face, most often used to convey emotions or other nonverbal communication with each other. Raised eyebrows can indicate surprise or laughter, while lowered eyebrows have a negative connotation of anger or sadness. Most of us take our eyebrows for granted, often not realizing how important they are to the emotions we express. As we age, however, the eyebrows shift downward and can start to cause problems for many men and women. A brow lift is a surgical procedure that can correct the positioning of the eyebrows and eliminate other signs of aging from the forehead and upper face area. There are many benefits to the brow lift procedure. [Read more…]

Surprising Ways You’re Hurting Your Facelift Results

Ways You’re Hurting Your Facelift ResultsFacelift surgery offers many people the chance to set back the clock, sometimes erasing up to 10 years of damage and aging side effects. While it’s great to have this option for achieving a more youthful look, it’s not a procedure designed to have multiple times over and over again when aging catches up to you. While some patients revisit for a second facelift about 10 to 12 years after their first, the vast majority of facelift patients find that one surgery is enough. Caring for yourself and your skin are essential to making those facelift results last a good long time. Could you be doing things that are shortening the lifetime of your own facelift results? [Read more…]

Are You Ready for Your Facelift Recovery?

Ready for Your Facelift RecoveryThere’s more to planning a facelift than picking a date on the calendar, especially when you’re looking ahead to your smooth and successful recovery. In fact, you’ll probably stay pretty busy with a nice, long to-do list in preparation for your surgery day. Don’t let it stress you out, though; planning ahead can help you to relax later on, exactly when you’ll need it the most. To get your best surgical results, you’ll need to heal your best. Take these steps when you’re planning for your own post-surgical recovery. [Read more…]

Busting 5 Popular Facelift Myths

Popular Facelift MythsWhen considering facelift surgery for yourself, there seems to be no limit to the number of myths you might encounter about the procedure. Facelift surgery is a highly complicated facial plastic surgery that can offer the right patients many incredible benefits, but it can also attract naysayers and critics, just like anything else. Understanding which “facts” are really facts and which are myths can be an important part of the discovery process. Decide if this surgery is right for you based on the facts, and the facts alone, when you bust these popular facelift myths. [Read more…]

Is a Secondary Facelift Surgery Right for You?

Is a Secondary Facelift Surgery Right for You?Facelift surgery is not something that any patient or facial plastic surgery takes lightly. It is a delicate surgery that can erase years from the face and achieve very dramatic results for its patients. Yet, there is no surgery that can completely freeze the hands of time. For some post-surgical facelift patients, the concept of a second surgery never becomes a concern. There are other patients, however, who might find themselves considering a second facelift surgery at some point years after their first one. Understanding what motivates these men and women to pursue a second surgery can help you to make the decision for yourself. [Read more…]

Questions to Ask Before Your Facelift

Questions to Ask Before Your FaceliftUndergoing facelift surgery is a big decision that all patients should make very carefully for themselves. Part of this decision-making process includes choosing the right facial plastic surgeon. The best time to do this is during your facelift consultation, a special one-on-one meeting that allows you and your prospective surgeon to get to know one another, discuss the procedure, and ask questions of each other. While it’s important for you to answer your facial plastic surgeon’s questions, it can be just as important to ask him your own. Consider these questions when you meet for your facelift consultation. [Read more…]

What to Expect From Your Facelift Consultation

What to Expect From Your Facelift ConsultationWith facelift surgery, men and women can achieve a more youthful and rejuvenated look that can boost confidence. Although many patients have an idea of the results they’d like to see after facelift surgery, they’re often not sure exactly how to get started. The first step, once you’ve chosen your facial plastic surgeon, is to meet for a one-on-one consultation. During your consultation, you’ll be asked many questions and receive many answers to your own concerns. Here’s what you can expect from that first meeting. [Read more…]

What Makes Male Facelifts So Popular?

What Makes Male Facelifts So Popular?Maybe you didn’t know that facelift surgery was becoming so popular among men, but it’s a not-so-surprising trend in facial plastic surgery practices across the United States.

During the last decade, the number of male patients requesting facelift surgery has increased drastically. Facelift surgery has become one of the top procedures among middle-aged men in the U.S., making it more popular than many people realize. This new attitude toward male facelift surgeries has helped to lift the stigma associated with cosmetic surgery among men, while also encouraging would-be patients to meet with a facial plastic surgeon to learn more. [Read more…]